Category: Updates

Current Pantry Needs

If you would like to help stock the NEEDS pantry with food and toiletries, please check out the list of most-needed items below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Baked beans
Refried beans
Pineapple
Salmon

Other Non-Perishable Food:
Pasta sauce
Pasta side dishes (such as Knorr and Pasta-Roni mixes)
Boxed cereal

Home and Personal Care:
Paper towels
Laundry detergent

Reminder: The Piggest Raffle Ever!

Interested in supporting NEEDS…and winning cash? The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon’s Piggest Raffle Ever is the perfect opportunity!

Now through April 30, you can purchase raffle tickets for $5 each – with 100% of your donation going directly to NEEDS! On May 1, the Flying Pig will draw a winner of $5000 cash. The winner’s charity will also receive $5000! While everyone is welcome to celebrate Flying Pig race weekend, you do not need to be present in order to win.

Entering the raffle is easy! Just visit http://piggestraffleever.com/ and select NEEDS from the drop-down list of charities. Then choose your number of tickets and click “Adopt.”

If you are a runner, you can also support NEEDS when you register for a Flying Pig race event. For more information about registration discounts and other perks, visit our Facebook page.

NEEDS is so excited to participate in the Piggest Raffle Ever. Thank you for your support!

Current Pantry Needs

If you would like to help stock the NEEDS pantry with food and toiletries, please check out the list of most-needed items below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Pineapple
Mixed vegetables
Diced tomatoes
Chili
Salmon

Other Non-Perishable Food:
Instant oatmeal assortment packs
Snack items

Home and Personal Care:
Body wash (we run out of this very quickly!)
Shaving cream
Laundry detergent

February Impact

Here are the totals for the past month:

During the month of February, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 96 families – for a total of 333 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to eight families, distributing $3500 to cover rent and utilities.

New Deadline: The Piggest Raffle Ever!

Interested in supporting NEEDS…and winning cash? The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon’s Piggest Raffle Ever is the perfect opportunity!

Now through April 30, you can purchase raffle tickets for $5 each – with 100% of your donation going directly to NEEDS! On May 1, the Flying Pig will draw a winner of $5000 cash. The winner’s charity will also receive $5000! While everyone is welcome to celebrate Flying Pig race weekend, you do not need to be present in order to win.

Entering the raffle is easy! Just visit http://piggestraffleever.com/ and select NEEDS from the drop-down list of charities. Then choose your number of tickets and click “Adopt.”

NEEDS is so excited to participate in the Piggest Raffle Ever. Thank you for your support!

January Impact

The first month of 2022 saw the NEEDS pantry remaining busy, while financial assistance requests decreased. Here are the totals for January:

During the month of January, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 105 families – for a total of 383 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to seven families, distributing $2666.67 to cover rent and utilities.

Current Pantry Needs

The NEEDS pantry is in need of a variety of canned foods and toiletries. If you would like to help stock the shelves, please check out the list of crucial items below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Baked beans
Bean with bacon soup
Clam chowder
Pasta sauce / tomato sauce
Mixed vegetables
Yams / sweet potatoes
Salmon

Home and Personal Care:
Laundry detergent
Liquid dish soap
Pump hand soap
Toilet paper
Tissues (Kleenex)
Baby wipes
Feminine hygiene pads and tampons
Women’s Depends / generic equivalent

Current Pantry Needs

The NEEDS pantry has been busy! This month, donations of toiletries and household items would be especially appreciated. Please check out the list of most-needed items below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Mixed vegetables
Baked beans
Chili

Home and Personal Care:
Laundry detergent
Liquid dish soap
Pump hand soap
Shampoo and conditioner
Feminine pads and tampons
Body wash
Baby wipes
Depends / generic equivalent (any size but XL)

December Impact

As 2021 drew to a close, requests for food remained steady, while requests for financial assistance increased.

During the month of December, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 102 families – for a total of 357 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 16 families, distributing $7011.82 to cover rent and utilities.

Current Pantry Needs

While the NEEDS pantry has benefited from several recent food drives, there are still items missing from our shelves. If you would like to help, please check out the list of most-needed items below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Food:
Beef ravioli
Pancake mix
Instant oatmeal packs

Home and Personal Care:
Body wash
Shampoo
Deodorant (men’s and women’s)
Laundry and dish detergent

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